Theater Technician - PT

Scottsdale Arts

Who we are:

Scottsdale Arts was established in 1987 as a private, nonprofit 501©(3) and has evolved into an organization with four dynamic operating branches that span the visual and performing arts. Through its four branches, Scottsdale Arts offers diverse, high-quality arts experiences to hundreds of thousands of Scottsdale residents and visitors annually in addition to fostering the active engagement of government, business, education, and the private sector in the arts.

What we offer:

  • Great company culture. Flexible work available, we embrace work/life balance, DEIA is part of our strategic plan, opportunities to make meaningful change, employee recognition program.

  • Making an Impact. Everything you do, each day makes a difference in our community.

  • Location. Located in the heart of downtown Scottsdale, access to Civic Center Park, old town galleries, local restaurants, live venues and more.

  • Opportunities for Growth. Mindset of internal growth and advancement.

Summary of Position:

We are looking for Theatre Technicians to join our overhire list! We work on a variety of shows every season, including live music, dance and theatre! The Overhire Theatre Technician can encompass many positions including, but not limited to: Live Audio Engineer, Lighting Designer, Stage Manager and Stagehand. This is a position that does not have a minimum hour per week requirement and has a flexible schedule!

Important Details to Know:

  • Compensation: Range $17.74-$27.30/hour. Specialty rates available for audio, video, lighting, dependent on show needs.

  • Shift/Hours: Depending on show needs. This position does not have consistent hours and does not have a minimum amount of hours required per week.

  • Job Type: Per diem, as needed

  • Location: Scottsdale, AZ

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Here is what you will get to do:

  • You will work with the Scottsdale Arts Tech team to put on quality live music, dance and theatre productions!

  • You will work on one of our many stages! We have an 853 seat proscenium theatre, a small experimental theatre and multiple outdoor venues.

  • You will have the opportunity to work in different facets of technical theatre. We need overhire technicians who are well versed in at least one area of the following: audio, lighting, stage management, rigging, video and general stagehand work!


Here is what you will need to be successful:

  • Any related experience in at least one of the following areas: audio, lighting, stage management, rigging, video or general stagehand work!

  • Desire to work as part of our tech team to put on great productions!